November 30, 2023

With so many new TV reveals hitting all the most important streaming platforms every week, it may be a little bit robust maintaining with all of it — and, actually, it’s even tougher to separate the great from the dangerous. For each Squid Recreation or Stranger Issues, there are numerous sequence that flop, don’t discover an viewers, don’t find yourself fulfilling their authentic promise, or simply get canceled too quickly (*cough* Netflix *cough). For a sofa potato like me, the battle is actual.

When you’re feeling a little bit undecided for the time being and end up scouring the checklist of recent TV reveals to take a look at in your streaming platform of selection, right here’s one metric you possibly can use to make your choice: The latest reveals that also have an ideal 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Clearly, these sorts of assessments are at all times subjective, and an ideal rating on the evaluation aggregation web site just isn’t a assure of high quality or enjoyment — nevertheless it would possibly allow you to discover one thing new to binge, nonetheless.

Listed here are six such new-ish reveals that every one have an ideal Rotten Tomatoes rating as of this writing.

Picture supply: Jun Hea-sun/Netflix

This seven-episode Netflix drama is a few character named Kim Mo-mi — by day, she’s an extraordinary workplace employee and insecure about her look. At night time, although, it’s a complete totally different story. She’s a live-streamer who covers her face with a masks and who, in line with the official Netflix synopsis, “turns into embroiled in an unexpected incident and undergoes a dramatic flip of occasions.

“The unique webtoon of the identical title that the sequence is predicated on was beloved by many readers for its unpredictable twists, biting messages about lookism, and the easy cross between thriller and black comedy.”

In keeping with one evaluation, this present has the potential to grow to be Netflix’s subsequent Squid Recreation. I don’t know if I’d go that far, nevertheless it’s a memorable watch, nonetheless.

Dear Child on NetflixPicture supply: Netflix

As for this subsequent title among the many TV reveals which were scoring high marks these days, Pricey Baby is a German drama that’s been dominating Netflix for a couple of weeks now. In actual fact, it’s at the moment the #1 most-watched non-English Netflix sequence on this planet.

The plot includes a mysterious girl’s escape from captivity, pointing investigators towards the reality about an unsolved disappearance greater than a decade earlier. From the official synopsis of this six-part Netflix sequence based mostly on the novel by Romy Hausman:

“Lena lives in full isolation in a extremely secured dwelling with the 2 kids Hannah and Jonathan. They eat their meals, go to the bathroom, and to mattress at exactly prescribed occasions. As quickly as he enters the room, they line as much as present their palms. They do every thing he says. Till the younger girl manages to flee. After a near-fatal automotive accident, she is hospitalized, accompanied by Hannah.

Pricey Baby begins the place conventional thrillers finish: With redemption. However the true extent of this nightmare is revealed with the arrival of Lena’s dad and mom on the hospital the identical night time.”

Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake on MaxPicture supply: Max

Primarily based on characters from the Journey Time franchise, this new 10-episode sequence on HBO’s Max and set within the land of Ooo follows alternate universe variations of Finn & Jake, Max explains, “on a multiverse-hopping journey in the direction of self-discovery.”

The streamer continues: “When Fionna and her sidekick Cake discover themselves within the crosshairs of a strong new foe, they haven’t any selection however to hunt the assistance of former Ice King Simon Petrikov. With appearances from Marshall Lee, Marceline the Vampire Queen, Princess Bubblegum, and Finn the Human, Journey Time: Fionna & Cake transports followers of the basic sequence to worlds each acquainted and alien.”

Castlevania: Nocturne on Netflix
Edward Bluemel as Richter Belmont in “Castlevania: Nocturne.” Picture supply: Netflix

This subsequent TV present is a Netflix launch that hit the streamer simply this week — it’s an animated vampire story that was additionally ranked as one of many 5 most-anticipated reveals of September by Rotten Tomatoes customers.

Castlevania: Nocturne, from showrunners Clive Bradley and Kevin Kolde, spans eight episodes and unfolds in opposition to the backdrop of the French Revolution. Because the peasant class rises as much as confront the aristocracy and struggle inequality, a brand new menace materializes. Per Netflix, it’s “a cabal of highly effective vampires intent on taking on the world and blotting out the solar without end.”

Beautiful battle scenes and darkly ominous church buildings are simply among the visible treats this Netflix TV present has in retailer for viewers. “In a distant a part of western France,” Netflix continues by the use of describing the sequence, “the counter-revolutionary aristocracy has solid an alliance with a terrifying Vampire Messiah, who guarantees to ‘eat the solar’ and unleash a military of vampires and night time creatures to crush the revolution and enslave humanity. Annette, a sorceress from the Caribbean, seeks out Richter Belmont, (the) final descendant of the long-fabled household of vampire hunters, to steer the resistance.”

Primo on FreeveePicture supply: Amazon

Mike Schur followers, think about this your subsequent TV comedy obsession.

Per Amazon’s Freevee, “Primo is a coming-of-age comedy about Rafa Gonzales, a wide-eyed teenager, being raised by his mom Drea and his 5 overbearing uncles (Rollie, Mike, Ryan, Jay, and Mondo) as he balances school aspirations, societal expectations, and a busy dwelling life on the south aspect of San Antonio.”

Schur, the TV creator behind hits like Brooklyn 9-9, The Good Place, and The Workplace, co-executive produced Primo with creator Shea Serrano, whose childhood in Texas shaped the idea for this new present.

Class of '07 on Prime VideoPicture supply: John Platt/Prime Video

To spherical out this checklist of top-rated TV reveals, Class of ’07 is one other of these gems that’s flown method too underneath the radar. As I’ve described it prior to now: Think about a funnier, Australian model of Showtime’s Yellowjackets and also you’re midway towards having a good suggestion of what this present is all about.

The gist of Class of ’07 is {that a} group of younger girls get collectively for his or her highschool reunion, reminiscing a few interval of their lives that typically felt so dramatic it was corresponding to the tip of the world. Whereas they’re inside having fun with their reunion, in the meantime, the skin is present process the literal finish of the world, because of local weather change. By some means, combining the idiosyncracies of a high-school reunion with the urgency of a dying Earth finally ends up becoming collectively fairly nicely.